Articles 2017-11-30T02:50:29+00:00

Diversity is Key to the Evolving Procurement Function

There is still a gender gap in procurement, says Sheri Spinks. “I think it’s important now more than ever to give a voice to women in procurement. We need to talk about the enhancements and value [...]

Insights by Larry Lapide, S&OP Psych 101

According to Dr. Larry Lapide, “A major factor in achieving optimized supply-demand decision-making is the successful implementation of effective 'bridging' processes between customer-facing managers from sales, marketing, and customer service and supply-facing managers from manufacturing, [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Planning|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Blockchain is Vastly Overrated; Supply Chain Cybersecurity is Vastly Underrated

Cyberattacks are on the rise, especially in the supply chain. In recent years, 69% of firms experienced an attempted or realized loss of data due to a breach, according to Accenture, and only 24% of [...]

Innovation Strategies: Upcycling Can Take Sustainable Supply Chains Beyond Recycling

In 2018, British fashion house Burberry faced severe criticism when it burned approximately $37 million worth of unsold clothes, accessories and perfumes. In 2015 more than 16 million tons of textile waste was generated in [...]

How Machine Learning is Transforming the Demand Planning Process

JDA research reveals that excess inventory is a growing problem for companies across all industries, and the associated costs of insufficient forecasting accuracy are staggering. “According to IHL Group, a research firm, in 2015 the cost to [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: forecast, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New JDA and KPMG Survey Says Artificial Intelligence is the Most “Impactful” SCM Technology

The second annual survey from JDA Software, Inc. and KPMG LLP reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive analytics. This survey details the key innovation investments across retail, manufacturing and [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain Management|Tags: |0 Comments